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Temporary Mental Health Manager ref:N/A

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Location: West Belfast GP Federation

Salary: £56,164 - £65,262

Contract Type: Temporary

Opening date: 14/02/24

Closes: Fri, 23 February 2024 @ 12:00 PM


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It is not possible to apply for this job via our recruitment system. Please click the job details button below for more information on this job and how to apply. Temporary Primary Care Mental Health Manager West Belfast GP Federation wish to recruit a Temporary Primary Care Mental Health Manager. Salary; £56,164 – £65,262 per annum pro-rata plus HSC pension. Hours: 3 sessions 11.25 per week Based: West Belfast Federation This is a Temporary role however the Federation of Family Practices West Belfast is happy to consider applications for secondment to this post. Job purpose The Primary Mental Health Manager will be responsible for supervising and mentoring the interim team lead(s) in their role. They will be responsible for leading, managing, clinically overseeing and co-ordinating a GP Practice Mental Health service. In particular they will support the team leads to manage the team of Senior Mental Health Practitioners based in General Practice Practice based Mental Health teams are aimed at enhancing general practice and resourcing mental health promotion and prevention of ill health. These teams are designed to deliver a holistic model of health and wellbeing which includes physical, mental, and social wellbeing with a greater focus on prevention and early intervention. The post holder will be the most senior Mental Health professional with a high degree of independence and freedom to act/ manage the service and will be directly accountable to the Federation Board. Essential Criteria • Registered Mental Health Nurse, live on NMC register, or, Professional Social Work qualification and registration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC), or, Registered Occupational Therapist or a practitioner psychologist registered with the HCPC. • Have 3 years’ experience working in a senior management position (Candidate must have worked at a band 7 equivalent or above). • The successful candidate must hold a full current driving license (valid in the UK) and have access to a car at the closing date or have ** access to a form of transport which will permit the applicant to carry out the duties of the post in full. (** this relates only to any person who has declared that they have a disability, which debars them from driving). • Demonstrate relevant knowledge and experience of working in adult mental health services including knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures as well as an understanding of the role of all statutory agencies, and community services. West Belfast Federation offer a range of attractive terms and conditions of employment. For full job details and all essential and desirable criteria please see the Applicant Information Pack which can be downloaded below. The closing date for submission of completed applications is 12 noon, Friday 23rd February 2024. Interviews are anticipated to be held on Thursday 7th March 2024 Your completed application should be emailed to recruitment@easternfsu.co.uk West Belfast Federation is an equal opportunities employer.